John Dickinson, a Founding Father of the United States, was a solicitor and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware known as the "Penman of the Revolution" for his twelve Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, published individually in 1767 and 1768. As a member of the First Continental Congress, where he was a signee to the Continental Association, Dickinson drafted most of the 1774 Petition to the King, and then, as a member of... Read More
|Born||November 8, 1732
Talbot County, Province of Maryland, British America
|Died||February 14, 1808 (aged 75)
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.